Tag Archives: Stacey Abrams

Political Notes – King abdicates director’s post at ACCG

Ross King is out as the executive director of Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) . . .

Tags: ACCG , Brian Robinson , Georgia Republican Party , Ross King , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — Deal suspends Worth County sheriff from office

The Worth County sheriff who ordered a massive drug sweep of a local high school is kicked out of office . . .

Tags: Cindy Zeldin , Clay Tippins , drug search , Nathan Deal , Stacey Abrams , Worth County sheriff

Cagle leads handily in latest GOP poll of governor’s race

Another poll of the Republican primary shows Lt. Gov. Casey Cagoe with a wide lead over the opposition . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Georgia governor's race , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — Can a Republican win the mayor’s race in a blue city?

If she wins the mayor’s race, Mary Norwood would be both the first white and the first Republican mayor in a long time . . .

Tags: Banks County , Daily Kos , judicial circuit , Mary Norwood , republican party , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — Bobby Cagle is California dreamin’

Bobby Cagle, who’s been lauded for his leadership of DFCS, is hired by a Los Angeles government to head its child welfare agency . . .

Tags: Accenture , Bobby Cagle , demographic trends , Stacey Abrams , voter fraud

Abrams steps down from House seat to concentrate on governor’s race

Stacey Abrams, who’s running for the Democratic nomination for governor, gives up her legislative seat . . .

Tags: Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — DOT had another big year for highway contracts

The Department of Transportation was able to award more than $1.3 billion in highway construction projects, due largely to the 2015 increase in the motor fuel excise tax . . .

Tags: DOT contracts , Joe Lowery endorsement , John Meadows , NRA , Stacey Abrams , state monuments , Vernon Jones

Political Notes — Black lawmakers endorse Evans; Abrams calls for removal of Stone Mountain carving

The two Staceys running for the Democratic nomination for governor stay in the headlines on Tuesday . . .

Tags: HON Company , Peyton Hawes , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans

Are Georgia Democrats going to relive an old nightmare?

The activities at last weekend’s Netroots Nation conference in Atlanta could spell big trouble for Georgia Democrats in the upcoming governor’s race . . .

Tags: Democratic Party divisions , governor\'s race , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans

Political Notes — House Democrats move forward with new leadership

Rep. Bob Trammell is the choice of House Democrats to replace Rep. Stacey Abrams as minority leader . . .

Tags: Bob Trammell , Chris Carr , David Ralston , House Democrats , Stacey Abrams